Meet the Business Development team

Our Business Development team specializes in container, breakbulk and intermodal business and manages a large facet of the supply chain.

This dynamic team draws on diverse expertise and backgrounds with international experience and is ready to deliver best-in-class service to our customers. We invite you to meet the team and hope to hear from you soon.

Sue Coffey

Sue Coffey

Director of Business Development (Co-lead)

COMMODITY EXPERTISE: Apparel, footwear and retail products

BACKGROUND: Sue brings 30 years of experience working with ocean carriers, Class 1 railroads and overseas assignment in Ireland with a 3PL

CONTACT INFO: [email protected]

O: 253-230-3282 C: 201-486-8557

HOMETOWN: Baldwin, New York

FAVORITE HOBBIES: Foreign films, international travel and boating

Tom Bellerud

Tom Bellerud

Director of Business Development (Co-lead)

COMMODITY EXPERTISE: Wide range of BCO sales experience along with ocean carrier and marine terminal operator negotiations

BACKGROUND: Tom brings 30 years of operational and commercial experience in ocean carrier, marine terminal operations, intermodal railroad, trucking and warehouse operations

CONTACT INFO: [email protected]

O: 253-383-9405 C: 253-226-8011

HOMETOWN: Puyallup, Washington

FAVORITE HOBBIES: Tennis, golf, running and travel

Steve Balaski

Steve Balaski

Senior Business Development Manager, Container

COMMODITY EXPERTISE: Hay, forest products, peas and lentils and retail

BACKGROUND: Steve brings over 20 years of international and domestic experience in marine transportation and logistics. His background also includes operations, project management, marketing and business development

CONTACT INFO: [email protected]

O: 253-888-4403 C: 206-910-4573

HOMETOWN: Portland, Oregon

FAVORITE HOBBIES: Hiking and running

Georgette Reidburn

Georgette Reidburn

Business Development Manager, Container

COMMODITY EXPERTISE: Seafood, toys, meat/poultry and wine and spirits

BACKGROUND: Georgette brings over 10 years of experience in the maritime and transportation industry in business management, statistics and market analysis for ports

CONTACT INFO: [email protected]

O: 253-383-9415 C: 253-459-5386

HOMETOWN: Tacoma, Washington

FAVORITE HOBBIES: Golf, wine tasting and trying to garden

John Tullis

John Tullis

Business Development Manager, Container

COMMODITY EXPERTISE: Potatoes and forest products

BACKGROUND: John brings over 11 years of experience with a 3PL and ocean carrier, including four years in an overseas assignment in Hong Kong

CONTACT INFO: [email protected]

O: 253-428-8603 C: 253-219-3338

HOMETOWN: Des Moines, Washington

FAVORITE HOBBY: Squash (the sport)

Andre Elmaleh

Andre Elmaleh

Senior Manager, Business Development, Non-Container

COMMODITY EXPERTISE: Automobiles, ro-ro cargo, military cargo and breakbulk cargo

BACKGROUND: Andre brings over 28 years of automobile logistics experience, having worked for automobile processors, a manufacturer and a 3PL

CONTACT INFO: [email protected]

O: 253-592-6792

HOMETOWN: Lake Oswego, Oregon

FAVORITE HOBBY: Boating

Mike Reilly

Mike Reilly

Director of Business Development, Intermodal Services

COMMODITY EXPERTISE: Rail services and logistic services

BACKGROUND: Mike brings over 30 years of experience in transportation and logistics services, from an executive level focused on operational and sales and marketing excellence

CONTACT INFO: [email protected]

O: 253-383-9418

HOMETOWN: Brooklyn, New York

FAVORITE HOBBIES: Attending sporting events, travel, classic films and enjoying his family

Jeff Brubach

Jeff Brubach

Business Development Manager

COMMODITY EXPERTISE: BCO container customers, non-container project freight, ocean carriers and marine terminal operators

BACKGROUND: Jeff brings more than 11 years of experience at multiple terminal operators in Tacoma and Los Angeles/Long Beach

CONTACT INFO: [email protected]

O: 253-592-6211 C: 253-209-9440

HOMETOWN: Sumner, Washington

FAVORITE HOBBIES: Watching Seattle sports, Syracuse Orange basketball and chasing his kids at home